Meet Pastor Ryan


Ryan Rice, Sr. - Lead Pastor

Wife: Seane’ Rice (Married 2005)

Education: Graduates of Dillard Univ. New Orleans

NOBTS (Studying MA Apologetics)

Children: Ryan, Jr., Brayden, Reagen  & Bailey

Pastor Ryan is a native of New Orleans. After studying Mass Communications and Sociology at Dillard University, he proceeded to utilize his skills for communications by working in Corporate Communications, as well as, Training and Development. After sensing a vocational call to ministry, Pastor Ryan went on as a children's pastor at a large multi-campus church in Baton Rouge, La.

In 2014, Pastor Ryan and his family moved back to New Orleans to plant Connect Church in the community of Algiers, where he grew up. Pastor Ryan and his wife Seane' love spending time with their four children: Ryan Jr., Brayden, Reagen and Bailey.

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